UN Good Officer Prof Norman Girvan dies

United Nations (UN) Special Representative in the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy Jamaican Professor Norman Girvan died yesterday in Cuba.

He was 73.

The Caribbean political economist had been hospitalized on the Spanish island after he had suffered a fall while hiking in the island of Dominica last January.

In 2010 Girvan assumed his role after appointed by the UN. He assisted Guyana and Venezuela in the search for a practical settlement of the controversy that emerged from the Venezuelan contention that the Arbitral Award of October 3, 1899 is null and void,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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